Chapter 5. The Effects of Isolation and Bone Marrow Transplantation on the Child and Family

  1. Peter S. Vickers Cert.Ed., Dip C.D., SRN, RSCN, BA, PhD, FHEA Visiting Fellow in Child Health and Immunology

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470745571.ch5

Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation

Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation

How to Cite

Vickers, P. S. (2008) The Effects of Isolation and Bone Marrow Transplantation on the Child and Family, in Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470745571.ch5

Author Information

  1. School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Hertfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470319864

Online ISBN: 9780470745571

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Keywords:

  • effects of isolation and BMT on child and family;
  • effect of mother–child separation - longstanding concern;
  • children in isolation;
  • social isolation;
  • psychosocial ramifications for child in isolation (and the family);
  • psychosocial problems affecting children in isolation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Isolation

  • Children in Isolation

  • Conclusion